Tuesday was the peak of the heat, with power grids struggling to provide power. Hetty Chang reported on NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020.
At least 12,000 Los Angeles Department of Water & Power customers were without power Tuesday night amid high temperatures throughout the city. “Extreme heat and electricity demand has caused outages in parts of Los Angeles, currently affecting some LADWP customers,” Mayor Eric Garcetti said on Twitter Tuesday night. “Crews are working hard to restore power as quickly as possible.” LADWP…